News 28 October 2017

P!nk holds #1 for second week with Beautiful Trauma

Debuts for Niall Horan, Trivium, Hillsong Worship and more!

P!nk holds #1 for second week with Beautiful Trauma

Debuts for Niall Horan, Trivium, Hillsong Worship and more!

P!nk’s seventh studio album Beautiful Trauma holds #1 for a second week on the ARIA Albums Chart. It’s the American artist’s 36th week at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

There’s a return to the top 50 at #5 for George Michael’s second studio album following a reissue that bundles it with his 1996 MTV Unplugged performance. Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 originally peaked at #2 in September 1990. Michael’s compilations Twenty Five and Ladies & Gentlemen… The Best Of… have also re-entered the top 50 at #28 and #42, respectively.

Demi Lovato’s Tell Me You Love Me jumps up 24 spots to #20.

Currently on tour, The Chainsmokers have re-entered the chart at #27 with Memories...Do Not Open.

Jimmy Barnes’ former #1 For The Working Class Man has re-entered the chart at #41, following a reissue.


#2: Niall Horan ‘Flicker’ – Former One Direction member Niall Horan scores his first solo appearance on the ARIA Albums Chart with Flicker. Horan’s debut album features the singles ‘This Town’ (#5 Oct. ’16), ‘Slow Hands’ (#2 Jul. ’17) and ‘Too Much To Ask’ (#19 Oct. ’17). He last appeared on the albums chart with One Direction’s Made In The A.M. (#2 Nov. ’15)

#4: Trivium ‘The Sin And The Sentence’ – Florida metal band Trivium take out a fifth top ten on the ARIA Albums Chart with eighth album The Sin And The Sentence. The follow-up to Silence In The Snow (#7 Oct. ’15) matches the band’s previous peak reached with Shogun (#4 Oct. ’08).

#18: Hillsong Worship ‘The Peace Project’ – The third album to chart for Hillsong Worship. It comes a year on from Let There Be Light (#2 Oct. ’16) and two years on from the #1 Open Heaven/River Wild (#1 Oct. ’15).

#29: Darius Rucker ‘When Was The Last Time’ – With his sixth solo album, When Was The Last Time, Hootie & The Blowfish leader Darius Rucker picks up his first solo chart appearance. It’s the first time Rucker has had an album hit the top 50 since Hootie’s Fairweather Johnson (#12 Apr. ’96).

#33: Chris Young ‘Losing Sleep’ –The seventh studio album from Chris Young becomes the American country singer-songwriter’s second top 50 entry. Losing Sleep takes over from I'm Comin' Over (#36 Nov. ’15) as Young’s Albums Chart peak.

#35: Future & Young Thing ‘Super Slimey’ – American rappers Future and Young Thug join forces for the mixtape Super Slimey. It’s Future’s second top 50 appearance for 2017, following on from FUTURE (#42 Feb. ’17). Meanwhile, it’s Young Thug’s first top 50 entry.